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Practical tips for effective silage production
Episode 2695th July 2023 • Farmer's Inside Track • Food For Mzansi
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When it comes to silage-making there are two crucial principles that must be followed. One, the correct moisture content at cutting and entry into the bunker to ensure optimum conditions for the micro-organisms required to drive the anaerobic fermentation process.

And two, maximum compaction in order to expel as much oxygen as possible. Honestly, this sounds super technical to me, but it doesn’t have to be, especially with expert advice from Wikkie van Schoor, dairy technical advisor at Meadow Feeds.

As part of our ongoing campaign with Meadow Feeds he shares practical tips for effective silage production…




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